Rwashande made the remarks Tuesday as he launched the Civil Military Coordination Centre in Moroto Municipality, Moroto District.
The program will take place at the Oliver Reginald Tambo Leadership School, Nakaseke District.
The suspected soldier has been arrested and will be subjected to a health check, UPDF has said.
The 2022 UDHS puts Karamoja as the most fertile sub-region in the country with 6.7 per cent.
Amid the possession of illegal guns in Karamoja, dozens have been recovered since the operation against cattle theft started.
In July 2022, four UPDF officers survived death after helicopter crash in Mityana.
The construction project started in June 2022 and the UPDF commander says it is an initiative of the forces to address housing problem.
We urge you to relay to the cattle rustlers to heed this call and return all guns to the government,” said Ambrose Onoria, the Resident District Commissioner (RDC) of Kotido.
Amid efforts to calm the situation and allow communal relationship, the concept has not been embraced by livestock warriors making some areas of Karamoja more volatile.
The suspects rode a numberless motorcycle through a small path (panya route) from the Riwo-Girik side in Amudat district, said a security officer.